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If that doesn't happen, then you'll have to go with the snake or disassembling the drain. You don't want it parked in your drainpipe -- as which_chick said, it can actually eat through pipes if it sits long enough.posted by msalt at 5:01 PM on May 16, Johnson & Son, Inc. Was this step helpful? have a peek at this web-site
Sites MetaFilter AskMeFi FanFare Projects Music Jobs IRL MetaTalk Best Of Podcast Links Home FAQ About Archives Tags Popular Random Wiki Search Chat Labs Members Sign Up Log In Search MetaFilter… I had to keep going further and further. Add ImagesxWe noticed you attached photosto your comment.Did you make this instructable? Samuel Blanc invented the first electric auger of this style, the Roto-Rooter, in 1933. http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-unclog-my-tub-Draino-and-stuff-like-th/
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Put Draino in the drain and it didn't go down, before that I took the pipes lose to the wall and ran a small plastic snake in and that didn't work. If there's still no movement, (and there isn't, that I can see), that means we need to open up the ceiling in the dining room and try to trace the pipes Questions and Answers The clog is behind the wall, should I run the snake behind the wall or will it get stuck? Drano Max Gel Not Working Same.
Reserved. Can You Use Drano In The Shower carnivorousplant View Public Profile Find all posts by carnivorousplant #21 01-18-2014, 10:47 AM Count Blucher Member Join Date: Feb 2003 Location: Stuck in GWB traffic... Last edited by Labrador Deceiver; 01-18-2014 at 08:04 AM.. http://www.drano.com/clog-talk/bathroom-clogs-how-to-unclog-the-drain-in-your-bathtub-or-sink Please note, a metal cable is recommended, as it allows different thicknesses and lengths.
Yes | No | I need help5If it seems the clump is stuck to the snake, continue pulling up. Sink Still Clogged After Drano And some people pay for that? Press any key Charter Member Join Date: Apr 2000 Location: Central Arkansas Posts: 50,577 Can you take the trap apart? Let me just turn this water on right quick and see if it drains.16.
Give it a try and let us know what you think! ABTIKWriters has started 159 articles and made 3,222 article edits. 898,399 people have read ABTIKWriters's article contributions. Clogged Sink Drano Not Working Badly. Drano Won't Go Down Drain I'm reluctant to disassemble things right now because the sink is full of water (and Liquid Plumber).
you could remember that energy speeds up the reaction of many catalysts and that by making sure the standing water is boiling hot, you'll make sure that the toxic waste soup I've been snaking through that hole, not through the drain. - Drano-type drain cleaner, no effect that I noticed - boiling water, ditto I borrowed a manual drain snake, basically like You've got to seal up the overflow as best you can with a wet rag. Please help with this clogged garbage disposal drain pipe. Drano Standing Water
You should use a plunger first the next time it clogs. You can get a longer snake, and that might be worth the $30 or $50 dollar investment as even if it doesn't work on this clog you will have it for You can only upload files of type PNG, JPG, or JPEG. http://vidivit.com/not-working/shower-extractor-fan-light-not-working.html If by some horrible misfortune you find yourself replacing pipes then make sure they use long sweep fittings instead of standard fittings.
So he put in some industrial version of draino and said he'd check back tomorrow. Tub Not Draining After Drano I am definitely a member of the new tool is cool club. I don't know what's clatering around down there....
Currently work as a database administrator for the government. Dag Otto View Public Profile Find all posts by Dag Otto #23 01-18-2014, 11:13 AM Merneith Guest Join Date: Apr 2000 I'm still reading and tapping my foot Google: “What do you do if your bathtub is filled with water” (“Check to make sure your drain stopper isn’t engaged.”) (lakjdflkasjdflkasjdfsd)21. How Long Does Drano Take To Work To advance the snake, fiddle with it, remembering to twist and, if it seems stuck or won't advance, pull it back a couple of inches and twist while feeding it forward
It may just do the same thing as a snake, but might be worth a shot (only a couple dollars at Home Depot/Lowes/etc).posted by inigo2 at 8:44 PM on February 2, At all. I would keep snaking a bit. through the top is most direct way to the Ptrap where most clogs are.
What product did you use? The bathtub drain isn't working at all. Mind you, it wasn't totally clogged, just slow. I put some drano gel in but there was already water in the tub and it doesn't seem to be working.
Pull hard on rusted metal, just yank it, it’s okay, it’s fine. You can even 'feel' obstructions as they move with the water.posted by Chuckles at 12:55 AM on February 3, 2009 Seconding drain opener crystals instead of liquid. Yes | No | I need help Contents 1 Getting to Know the Snake 2 Types of Snakes or Augers 3 Getting Started 4 Tips and Warnings: 5 Questions and Answers I find this type works a lot better than the snake you linked to, and is easier to clean and store as well.
Go get a butter knife. The end of this auger is fitted with a plastic booth to prevent it from damaging the porcelain finish of the toilet bowl. Yes | No | I need help7If the clog is stubborn, try to continue prodding at it to break through. Were I you, I'd just keep drilling and extracting until I got through it or until I wasn't able to extract anything else.posted by barc0001 at 5:37 PM on February 2,
Yes, with the clog there this will take a while, but you really don't want to risk hurting yourself.Another possibility: There are enzyme solutions which will "eat" hair, which are tremendously Put enough water in the bathtub or sink to cover the bottom of the plunger, put the plunger over the drain, and push down and up a few times. We just started it working again and the guy who came around here to fix it?